TITLE

Obama asks EPA to revisit greenhouse gas decision

PUB. DATE
April 2009
SOURCE
Nation's Health;Apr2009, Vol. 39 Issue 3, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article reports on a memorandum sent by U.S. President Barack Obama, requesting the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to revisit a California proposal to limit greenhouse gas emissions. The proposal was a California Waiver request to implement new emission standards for vehicles which was denied by the EPA in 2007. If implemented, California's new vehicle emission standards may dramatically reduce greenhouse gas emissions. A statement from the EPA noted that the denial was a substantial departure from its long-standing interpretation of the Clean Air Act's waiver provisions.
ACCESSION #
37586152

 

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